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Tanto Japanese Restaurant

1063 E El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-3755
+1 408-244-7311
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good45%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“rice balls” (8 reviews)
“beef tongue” (5 reviews)
“sashimi” (11 reviews)
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1063 E El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-3755
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

I went to Tanto with some friends for lunch. It was very tasty. I had the bento box with chicken teriyaki and California rolls. The dressing on the salad was unique. I think it was a sesame vinaigrette. It was light and flavorful. The chicken...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SeeTheW0rld62
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Just ate here and since we aren't from here we based our decision from the reviews. If you are a party of two you may end up dining in the jail cell that we were put in. Food is meh, not much flavor and not...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ektrusela
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

The sashimi is great. Thick cut and fresh. The crispy rice ball is also good with fish, roe and green onion. Grill yellowtail collar is great

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Goldman F
Reviewed 10 May 2018

very good food, very close to hotel i was staying in. i was recommended here many times because a lot of people like it. very good!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Xue Huang Y
Reviewed 23 February 2018

One of the best Japanese restaurant in the bay area in my opinion. Nice Japanese dishes. Rich ball is a must try. Only one shortcoming if you mind the noise can be really high at times, cause people drink and talk here.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Wenhui Z
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I heard this restaurant is known for its freshness and special variety. I usually order bento, Food was tasty. They are packed shortly after they open everyday, And they don't seat you unless the entire party is there. You need to get there as soon...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Wow, after reading all the rave reviews maybe they were just having an off shift. We stopped in on our way through for lunch. I had a "ginger pork rice bowl" which didn't say anything about the undercooked egg dumped on top. I've eaten lots...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank DD492
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I'm writing a new review because I felt that my previous one did not do this place justice. First, let's take a minute to mourn the loss of my favorite dish, a saliva-inducing and pleasure-producing dish. , Gyu ishiyaki (beef in hot stone pot). Every...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank maggieatsfood
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This excellent restaurant is completely out of place in its area, where it is surrounded by fast-food restaurants and uninspiring store fronts. We went there twice in a week, and there were guests waiting for tables at all times. We waited 10 minutes the first...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank jbjensen
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I love Japanese food. It took me while to finally find a great Japanese restaurant in Sunnyvale, close to Santa Clara where tons of great Korean restaurants are. You have to try the fried rice ball, it is not on there regular lunch menu, but...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Julianne P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1063 E El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087-3755
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: +1 408-244-7311
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